Marietta takes King of Hill

February 5, 2019

Snowmobile hillclimbers came from all over the Midwest, with one coming from Afton, Wyoming. They took part in this past Saturday’s Triest Forest Products-Vollwerth’s Mid America Championship Hillclimb (MACH). The MACH took place at Whealkate Bluff in South Range and was a part of the MASTERS Ojibwa Casino Racing series. It is those who win a class […]

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Whealkate history ups and downs

January 26, 2019

The property that the MASTERS Racing Circuit Snowmobile Hillclimb takes place on has a history all its own. It’s not just the snowmobiles that go up and some come down, but the history of Whealkate Bluff also has its ups and downs. The popular landmark outside of South Range started with motorcycle hillclimbs in the […]

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Hillclimbers, a special “breed”

January 26, 2019

It takes a special “breed” of snowmobiler to compete at a MASTERS Racing Circuit Snowmobile Hillclimb. One who accepts the chance that if he doesn’t make it to the top of Whealkate, one of two things could happen. The best case scenario is that the hillclimber simply buries his sled in the deep snow and gets […]

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New Snowmobile Race Comes to Ontonagon

January 4, 2019

The Ontonagon-based Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit will hold its first Terra-X Snowmobile Race next to the North Country Snowmobile Clubhouse. The new form of snowmobile racing will take place on Saturday, January 12th. Terra-X is a form of racing that has the snowmobiler going through a slalom course, a jump […]

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The MASTERS is starting something NEW: Terra-X!

November 26, 2018

After announcing, hosting, and/or sanctioning snowmobile races for over 30 years, 25+ as the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit, we’re starting a new form of snowmobile racing for our circuit. It’s called Terra-X. Terra-X is where a snowmobiler will race on a fun and challenging course. The racer will have […]

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The end of an era for the MASTERS!

November 26, 2018

What began in the early 1990s with races on the Ontonagon River and the Keweenaw Bay and progressed to MASTERS Point races in Sidnaw, Sagola, Crystal Falls, Caspian, Greenland, Ontonagon, Duluth, and Marquette will soon end. After over 25 years of sanctioning snowmobile drag races, the MASTERS will no longer host, sanction, and finance snowmobile […]

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Ojibwa Casino’s bring motorcycle hillclimb back!

May 30, 2018

Download registration PDF The Ojibwa Casinos of Baraga and Marquette have teamed up with the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit to bring back the motorcycle hillclimb at Whealkate Bluff in South Range (MI). The hillclimb will run on Saturday, July 7. The motorcycle hillclimb was one of the most popular […]

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Michigan Snowmobilers dominate in Duluth!

March 27, 2018

When one looks at the results of the March 17th and 18th MASTERS-sanctioned snowmobile races outside of Duluth, they would have thought the races were held in the Western Upper Peninsula. Every class in the Minnesota State Championship Hillclimb was won by an Upper Peninsula U.P. racer. In the Grand Nationals Snow Drags, Michigan racers took 7 of 9 classes. After […]

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Mont du Lac to host MN State Championship Hillclimb & GRAND NATIONALS Drags

March 5, 2018

After a very successful Ojibwa Casino WINTERNATIONALS Snowmobile Hillclimb at Whealkate Bluff in South Range, MI, the MASTERS now moves on to the Duluth/Superior market. It will be at Mont du Lac that the Minnesota State Championship Hillclimb will take place on Saturday, March 17.  Then on Sunday, March 18, this excellent ski resort will […]

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Marietta Sweeps at Whealkate!

March 5, 2018

Snowmobile hillclimbers brought life back to Whealkate Bluff in South Range on Saturday. After an absence of a professional hillclimb for 7 years, the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit hosted the Ojibwa Casino Winternationals Snowmobile Hillclimb. With a total of 141 runs at this steep hill, only 45 of them […]

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